Monday, June 13, 2016

Press Release: Off the Fairway - A Lesson in the Woods

For Immediate Release

Nashville author, Art Pellett, writing as A.H. Pellett, is pleased to announce the publication of his second novel, Off the Fairway – A Lesson in the Woods. It is a comedic coming-of-age story that may remind some readers of the laugh-out-loud golf movies of the 1980’s. Others may appreciate it for its tender treatment of the serious subject of war induced post-traumatic stress.

John Russell is a decorated veteran of World War II. Awarded medals of heroism for saving the lives of two men during a ferocious battle. He is home and happily running a classic golf course dedicated in his honor. John’s son, Bart, a bright and fun-loving teenager with dreams of running the operation himself one day, works there too.

But dreams don’t always come true and some memories are worse than others. John begins to suffer disabling recollections of the battle and his “friends” begin to notice. Financial disaster, complete with lawsuits and likely bankruptcy soon follow.

His own dreams shattered and his father in ruins, Bart faces his own crisis. Meanwhile, something deep is a work, both pushing and pulling him, and it is more important than his life goals and bigger than his dreams could ever imagine.
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Set among the beautiful rolling hills of a Pennsylvania country club, Off the Fairway – A Lesson in the Woods follows the development of a care-free teen as he plays, cries, fights and grows into a man of integrity, learns the truth about power and discovers what character, honor and respect really mean.

Title: Off the Fairway – A Lesson in the Woods
by A.H. Pellett
Genre: General Fiction
Copyright Arthur H. Pellett 2016
Cover Design - HCF Enhancement, LLC
547 pages
Available in trade paperback and ebook formats
Audiobook available Summer 2016

Other works by A.H. Pellett:
Sleeping in Snow with Bears – the Making of a Legend (novel)
The Ghosts of Belmont (short story)